March 2019 Archives

Sexual harassment: restaurant workers should file claims

In Tennessee, restaurant employees are eligible to file sexual harassment lawsuits if they experience harassment on the job. Statistics show that managers, other employees and customers sexually harass 70 percent of male workers and 90 percent of female workers. Countless incidents occur in which customers sexually harass restaurant employees, but workers do not report these incidents because they rely on tips. Recent newspaper headlines have reported McDonald's worker strikes taking place in 10 cities.

Lawsuit against IKEA proposes class action for older employees

Many older workers in Tennessee acknowledge the existence of age discrimination. Although proving that employers hold prejudices against older people presents challenges, a 54-year-old male employee of IKEA has gone forward with a lawsuit against the home furnishings company. His lawsuit cites federal age discrimination law, and he seeks relief for himself and a proposed class of older employees at the company.

Report finds big sexual harassment problem in academic medicine

People in Tennessee pursuing a career in medicine might be most vulnerable to harassment at work during their training in academic settings. A study conducted by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine identified academic medicine as an environment where sexual harassment occurred nearly twice as often compared to workplaces for other engineering and science sectors.

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